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High Concern Over Internet Security In India: Microsoft

Indian internet population has concerns overs internet security as well as online harassment, cyberbullying, sextortion, terror recruiting, and revenge porn.

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Microsoft tuesday released its Digital Activity Index (DCI) which has given some perspective of internet users.

The DCI claimed that around 77 percent of the Indian internet users have behavioral concerns such as online harassment, cyberbullying, sextortion, terror recruiting, and revenge porn.

Microsoft has released the DCI as its continued commitment to raise digital activity awareness and safety across fourteen countries.

The study reveals that around 63 percent Indians feel exposure to online risks and 44 percent have experienced that risk in January 2017 itself.

Microsoft plan to utilize the DCI scores to indicate the need for awareness of real-world consequences of negative internet interactions.

The study also reported that Indian youth is knowledgeable and has high confidence level in managing uncivil behaviour.

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